Technology http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6698/more en Metro boosts digital personalization http://supermarketnews.com/technology/metro-boosts-digital-personalization <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Shoppers using Metro Inc.&rsquo;s mobile and web platforms can now get personalized sales flyers under a new feature launched this week known as &ldquo;Just for You,&rdquo; the Montreal-based retailer said. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/technology/metro-boosts-digital-personalization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/technology/metro-boosts-digital-personalization#comments Latest News Technology Metro Inc. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:31:00 +0000 513981 at http://supermarketnews.com Technology and customer-centric strategies transform meat department into destination http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/technology-and-customer-centric-strategies-transform-meat-department-desti <div class="node-body article-body">A focus on the essentials and technology of the meat case</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/technology-and-customer-centric-strategies-transform-meat-department-desti" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/technology-and-customer-centric-strategies-transform-meat-department-desti#comments Technology Store Design & Construction Tue, 24 Mar 2015 05:58:00 +0000 511091 at http://supermarketnews.com Making the most of loyalty programs http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/making-most-loyalty-programs <div class="node-body article-body">Loyalty programs generate torrents of customer data, and I'm often asked how to get the most value from the data. I normally recommend three simple steps.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/making-most-loyalty-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/making-most-loyalty-programs#comments Technology Marketing Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:59:00 +0000 513541 at http://supermarketnews.com Apps: What your customers want but might not be telling you http://supermarketnews.com/technology/apps-what-your-customers-want-might-not-be-telling-you <div class="node-body article-body"> If you do nothing else in the digital world, you need to deliver a strong shopping experience via mobile apps — because that’s where shoppers are spending their time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/technology/apps-what-your-customers-want-might-not-be-telling-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/technology/apps-what-your-customers-want-might-not-be-telling-you#comments Technology Jewel-Osco Lund Food Holdings 2015 Mon, 16 Mar 2015 19:18:00 +0000 513191 at http://supermarketnews.com 3 ways retail technology is changing http://supermarketnews.com/technology/3-ways-retail-technology-changing <div class="node-body article-body">At last month's NGA show, I saw how virtually every detail of the supermarket industry is being touched by new technology solutions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/technology/3-ways-retail-technology-changing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/technology/3-ways-retail-technology-changing#comments Technology NGA Tue, 10 Mar 2015 18:09:00 +0000 512351 at http://supermarketnews.com Save Mart launches new rewards app http://supermarketnews.com/technology/save-mart-launches-new-rewards-app <div class="node-body article-body">Save Mart Supermarkets has launched a new rewards program driven by an integrated smartphone platform, with its Lucky Stores division scheduled to offer the same program March 18.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/technology/save-mart-launches-new-rewards-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/technology/save-mart-launches-new-rewards-app#comments Latest News Technology California Nevada Save Mart Supermarkets Wed, 04 Mar 2015 22:15:00 +0000 511561 at http://supermarketnews.com More people use mobile devices to buy groceries than any other retail category http://supermarketnews.com/more-people-use-mobile-devices-buy-groceries-any-other-retail-category <div class="node-body link-body">Business Insider reports that when it comes to buying stuff online, most people still prefer PCs, but mobile is becoming an increasingly important sales channel for one particular retail industry above all others: Groceries.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/more-people-use-mobile-devices-buy-groceries-any-other-retail-category" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Recommended Reading Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:07:00 +0000 510501 at http://supermarketnews.com Publix prepares to switch to smart-card system http://supermarketnews.com/publix-prepares-switch-smart-card-system <div class="node-body link-body">The new credit-card terminals started appearing in Publix Super Markets stores a few weeks ago with little fanfare. But the new smart-card terminals represent a big step for Publix and are part of a nationwide project to thwart credit card fraud with microchip-enabled cards. The Tampa Tribune reports.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/publix-prepares-switch-smart-card-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Recommended Reading Wed, 18 Feb 2015 21:08:00 +0000 508481 at http://supermarketnews.com Cybersecurity called imperative for independents http://supermarketnews.com/technology/cybersecurity-called-imperative-independents <div class="node-body article-body">Independent grocers need to be especially aware of the dangers of cyber-breaches and how to protect themselves. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/technology/cybersecurity-called-imperative-independents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/technology/cybersecurity-called-imperative-independents#comments Latest News Technology 2015 NGA Show National Grocers Association NGA Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:20:00 +0000 506661 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>Wakefern&#39;s Ken Grogan, Sendik&#39;s Paul Doty, URM Stores&#39; Ray Sprinkle and First Data&#39;s&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Paul Kleinschnitz</span><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;">.</span></p> Unified emphasizes ROI in digital programs http://supermarketnews.com/2015-nga-show/unified-emphasizes-roi-digital-programs <div class="node-body article-body">Retailers need to evaluate ROI carefully when faced with a growing number of digital tools ranging from mobile apps to social media, said Grant Lunde of Unified Grocers at The NGA Show.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/2015-nga-show/unified-emphasizes-roi-digital-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/2015-nga-show/unified-emphasizes-roi-digital-programs#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Technology 2015 NGA Show National Grocers Association NGA Unified Grocers Tue, 10 Feb 2015 21:01:00 +0000 506641 at http://supermarketnews.com